UPDATED @ 6:17 PM FATALITY BREAKING NEWS: Traffic Accident On Highay 231 South At MadridRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: May 19 2014 3:38 PM
HOUSTON COUNTY: Houston County Sheriff 911 has dispatched emergency units to a motor vehicle accident, semi verses vehicle, 11295 U.S. Highway 231 South at Center Stage. The accident is northbound lanes on Highway 231 South.
UPDATED @ 3:38 PM
A traffic fatality in this accident. More information to come.
UPDATED @ 6:17 PM
The accident involved a north bound semi and a northbound box truck. Apparently the semi stopped in the road and the box truck slammed into the back of the stopped semi.
The truck with the fatality was a Pepsi Cola truck.
The fatality has been identified as Adrian Tyronne Carroll of Dothan.
Alabama State Troopers are in charge of the accident investigation. Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd was on the scene.
Houston County Sheriff deputies, Madrid Volunteer Fire, Hodgesville Volunteer Fire, Southern Junction Volunteer fire and Pilcher's Ambulance responded to the scene.
NOTE: We hold pictures from scene until we get confirmation next of kin has been notified. That is the reason pictures are delayed.